Billot is the Best Again in Second Speed Challenge at La Baule CSIO 5*

La Baule, France – May 06, 2022 – After winning the €25,500 Prix Département Loire Atlantique CSIO 5* the day before, Mathieu Billot (FRA) was the best again in another 1.45m challenge against the clock, this time teaming up with Lord de Muze to win the €25,500 Prix Bouygues Immobilier CSIO 5* on Friday at the Jumping International de La Baule CSIO 5*. The Frenchman and the 2011 bay Belgian Warmblood gelding (Nabab de Reve x For Pleasure) completed the course flawlessly in 59.26 seconds for the win.

Julien Gonin (FRA) and Valou du Lys (Calvaro F.C. x Galoubet A) matched the clean performance of the winners but in 59.66 seconds, a mark that would earn them silver honors.

Alberto Marquez Galobardes (ESP) and Aldo du Manoir (Iowa 960 x Arpegge Pierreville*HN) completed the podium, doing so after a fault-free run in 61.14 seconds.

Mathieu Billot (FRA) & Lord de Muze during the awards ceremony

Final Results – €25,500 Prix Bouygues Immobilier CSIO 5*

1) Mathieu Billot (FRA) & Lord De Muze – 0 / 59.26

2) Julien Gonin (FRA) & Valou Du Lys – 0 / 59.66

3) Alberto Marquez Galobardes (ESP) & Aldo du Manoir – 0 – 61.14

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